Exploring Cicadas! A Preschool STEAM Project

Going on a cicada shell hunt is a great way for young children to learn about the life cycle of these cool insects and the process of molting. Β  In this activity, we used the shells themselves as a canvas for our creativity!

Oobleck Art: A Preschool STEAM Activity

This activity is a creative twist on typical oobleck play that allows kids to use the substance as both a canvas and a medium to create colorful works of art!

Evaporation STEAM Activity: Sidewalk Painting

In this STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) activity, kids will use art to learn about the sun’s role in evaporating water. It is great for little scientists of all ages!

Answering the “WHYs”: Spring Allergies

My son likes to proudly announce to anyone who will listen, “I have allergies!” But when his allergies are really acting up and he feels miserable, he asks me between sniffles, “Mommy, why do I keep sneezing?” Poor little guy!

It can be frustrating to deal with irritating allergies, but it’s always easier if you can at least explain why. Here are 2 fun activities you can you with your kids to help explain what causes spring allergies!

Flower Exploration and Bookmark Craft

Take advantage of all the spring blooms to practice colors, investigate flower parts, and make a fun floral bookmark craft. In this activity, kids will be using sorting skills, identifying similarities and differences, and practicing fine motor skills.